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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for tablets for college students.

If you're a college student, you know that your tablet is more than just a device to surf the web on. It's your connection to the world, and it's how you stay in touch with friends, family, and your favorite shows and movies. If you're looking for a tablet that will keep up with your busy schedule and still be able to handle your schoolwork, you're in the right place. Browse the top-ranked list of tablets for college students below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2022) 10.4" 128GB - Wi-Fi - Oxford Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Slow processor, good for kids not for college students or professionals....It helps me get through class assignments as a college student and makes things easy to access. I have both an tab s6 lite and s7 tablet. "

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    With the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, you can leave your mark on whatever comes your way. The included S Pen lets you effortlessly create, edit, and navigate through your work. And its expansive display and sleek, lightweight build makes it perfect for entertainment on-the-go. Plus, up to 12 hours of battery life ensures you keep chasing inspiration day or night.
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    "Slow processor, good for kids not for college students or professionals....It helps me get through class assignments as a college student and makes things easy to access. I have both an tab s6 lite and s7 tablet. "

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    With the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, you can leave your mark on whatever comes your way. The included S Pen lets you effortlessly create, edit, and navigate through your work. And its expansive display and sleek, lightweight build makes it perfect for entertainment on-the-go. Plus, up to 12 hours of battery life ensures you keep chasing inspiration day or night.
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  2. Apple - 11-inch iPad Air M2 chip Wi-Fi 128GB - Blue - Back_Zoom
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    "Very good ipad, it has many functions that benefits you as a college student, battery life is excellent....The new IPad Air is fast, easy to use and a quality tablet. This is our fourth IPad and has worked out well for our needs."

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    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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    "Very good ipad, it has many functions that benefits you as a college student, battery life is excellent....The new IPad Air is fast, easy to use and a quality tablet. This is our fourth IPad and has worked out well for our needs."

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    The redesigned 11-inch iPad Air is supercharged by the incredibly fast Apple M2 chip. It features a stunning Liquid Retina display, a new landscape camera perfect for FaceTime and video calls, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. And it works with the new Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, so you can multitask, study, work, play, and create from anywhere.
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  3. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, Tab S9+, Tab S9 S Pen - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I do all my homework using my tablet. As an engineering student all my notes are just a tap away. ...I bought this for my galaxy book 3 for college and it makes note-taking so much better! "

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    Get ready to unleash your inner artist with the S Pen for Galaxy Tab S9, Tab S9+ and Tab S9 Ultra. Experience the thrill of a pen-on-paper feel with near-zero latency and great precision. Sketch out your next masterpiece. Write a note by hand and automatically convert it to text. With S Pen, nothing comes between you and your creativity.
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    "I do all my homework using my tablet. As an engineering student all my notes are just a tap away. ...I bought this for my galaxy book 3 for college and it makes note-taking so much better! "

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    Get ready to unleash your inner artist with the S Pen for Galaxy Tab S9, Tab S9+ and Tab S9 Ultra. Experience the thrill of a pen-on-paper feel with near-zero latency and great precision. Sketch out your next masterpiece. Write a note by hand and automatically convert it to text. With S Pen, nothing comes between you and your creativity.
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  4. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 FE+ - 12.4" 256GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Lap tablet....A great tablet . Perfect size. Great to share with someone....Best tablet for college...It a great, smaller device, with plenty of memory for my college student who needs something more than a phone but less bulky than a laptop for library visits and being on the run."

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    Meet Galaxy Tab S9 FE+, the powerful tablet that’s made just for you. A universe of possibilities awaits with Tab S9 FE+. This versatile and durable device is built to stand the test of time and meet the evolving needs of your day. Conquer every task, from your passion project to your to-do list, with a powerful processor that delivers a reliably smooth experience. And when work’s done, kick back with hours of uninterrupted entertainment —the expansive 12.4" screen gives you more than enough room to keep up with your hobbies, unwind with your favorite games or catch up on the latest shows. Let your imagination run loose with the included S Pen that allows you to draw and write by hand with that pen-on-paper feeling. Plus, the powerful battery charges fast and keeps you going. Discover the power to inspire with Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.
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    "Lap tablet....A great tablet . Perfect size. Great to share with someone....Best tablet for college...It a great, smaller device, with plenty of memory for my college student who needs something more than a phone but less bulky than a laptop for library visits and being on the run."

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    Meet Galaxy Tab S9 FE+, the powerful tablet that’s made just for you. A universe of possibilities awaits with Tab S9 FE+. This versatile and durable device is built to stand the test of time and meet the evolving needs of your day. Conquer every task, from your passion project to your to-do list, with a powerful processor that delivers a reliably smooth experience. And when work’s done, kick back with hours of uninterrupted entertainment —the expansive 12.4" screen gives you more than enough room to keep up with your hobbies, unwind with your favorite games or catch up on the latest shows. Let your imagination run loose with the included S Pen that allows you to draw and write by hand with that pen-on-paper feeling. Plus, the powerful battery charges fast and keeps you going. Discover the power to inspire with Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.
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  5. Apple - 13-inch iPad Pro M4 chip  Wi-Fi 512GB with OLED - Space Black - Back_Zoom
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    "Great tablet...This is the best purchase I have ever made. This tablet is so fast with a gorgeous display. Get one now you won’t be disappointed....I use my iPad every single day for school. I'm a college student & do all of my note taking on it, all of my assignments, & have all of my textbooks as PDF's in Goodnotes on it. "

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    The new iPad Pro is impossibly thin, featuring outrageous performance with the Apple M4 chip, a breakthrough Ultra Retina XDR display, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. Along with Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, it brings endless versatility, creativity, and productivity to your fingertips.
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    "Great tablet...This is the best purchase I have ever made. This tablet is so fast with a gorgeous display. Get one now you won’t be disappointed....I use my iPad every single day for school. I'm a college student & do all of my note taking on it, all of my assignments, & have all of my textbooks as PDF's in Goodnotes on it. "

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    The new iPad Pro is impossibly thin, featuring outrageous performance with the Apple M4 chip, a breakthrough Ultra Retina XDR display, and superfast Wi-Fi 6E. Along with Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard, it brings endless versatility, creativity, and productivity to your fingertips.
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  6. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9+ - 12.4" 256GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Beige - Front_Zoom
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    "Great tablet...Perfect for students or just to have around the house....[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Im a college student whos going into engineering. This tablet has saved my life in school. "

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    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. Discover a world of endless possibilities with Galaxy Tab S9+, now with Galaxy AI. Strengthened by our mightiest processor, you’ll have the power to unlock and inspire greatness. And with Wi-Fi connectivity, you can work toward your goals and stay close to what matters most from almost anywhere. Plus, our enhanced durability lets you confidently forge ahead with protection from bumps, water and dust.
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    "Great tablet...Perfect for students or just to have around the house....[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Im a college student whos going into engineering. This tablet has saved my life in school. "

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    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. Discover a world of endless possibilities with Galaxy Tab S9+, now with Galaxy AI. Strengthened by our mightiest processor, you’ll have the power to unlock and inspire greatness. And with Wi-Fi connectivity, you can work toward your goals and stay close to what matters most from almost anywhere. Plus, our enhanced durability lets you confidently forge ahead with protection from bumps, water and dust.
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  7. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 - 11" 128GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Beige - Front_Zoom
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    "The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is a total win for college students! The screen looks super sharp, so reading textbooks and watching lectures is a treat. ...Best tablet for education purpose...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This tablet is great if you are student or you need to learn and study. "

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    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. Why not make the everyday a little more extraordinary? Galaxy Tab S9, now with Galaxy AI, pushes the boundaries of what you expect from a tablet. Supported by a mighty processor and a powerful battery, you can seamlessly switch between accomplishing priorities and enjoying your favorite pastimes. You’ll have plenty of room on the vibrant and surprisingly portable 11" screen to make the day uniquely yours — tackle your to-do list, create your next masterpiece, catch up on the latest shows or level up in your favorite game. Whether you're working, streaming or gaming, the 120Hz refresh rate makes every experience super smooth.
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    "The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 is a total win for college students! The screen looks super sharp, so reading textbooks and watching lectures is a treat. ...Best tablet for education purpose...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This tablet is great if you are student or you need to learn and study. "

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    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. Why not make the everyday a little more extraordinary? Galaxy Tab S9, now with Galaxy AI, pushes the boundaries of what you expect from a tablet. Supported by a mighty processor and a powerful battery, you can seamlessly switch between accomplishing priorities and enjoying your favorite pastimes. You’ll have plenty of room on the vibrant and surprisingly portable 11" screen to make the day uniquely yours — tackle your to-do list, create your next masterpiece, catch up on the latest shows or level up in your favorite game. Whether you're working, streaming or gaming, the 120Hz refresh rate makes every experience super smooth.
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  8. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra - 14.6" 256GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Beige - Front_Zoom
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    "This tablet is a beast....If you want big beautiful screen, you can't go wrong with this tablet, Whether you gonna use it for streaming video or taking note for college or anything else. ...A College Students Saving Grace!...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] As a college student returning to school this semester after a short break, I was carrying around an extremely heavy laptop. "

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    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. With great power comes great productivity. Backed by our mighty Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and a long-lasting battery that can keep up with your dynamic lifestyle, Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, now with Galaxy AI, redefines how you conquer your to-do list. With the ultra-large 14.6" screen, you can work like a boss. There’s enough space to open and toggle between multiple windows and collaborate with teammates over video chat. You can also pair Tab S9 Ultra with the rest of your Galaxy to reach even greater heights —quickly share files from your phone to your tablet or use it as a second screen with your PC.
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    "This tablet is a beast....If you want big beautiful screen, you can't go wrong with this tablet, Whether you gonna use it for streaming video or taking note for college or anything else. ...A College Students Saving Grace!...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] As a college student returning to school this semester after a short break, I was carrying around an extremely heavy laptop. "

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    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. With great power comes great productivity. Backed by our mighty Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and a long-lasting battery that can keep up with your dynamic lifestyle, Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra, now with Galaxy AI, redefines how you conquer your to-do list. With the ultra-large 14.6" screen, you can work like a boss. There’s enough space to open and toggle between multiple windows and collaborate with teammates over video chat. You can also pair Tab S9 Ultra with the rest of your Galaxy to reach even greater heights —quickly share files from your phone to your tablet or use it as a second screen with your PC.
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  9. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 FE+ - 12.4" 128GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Love this tablet. Bought it for college and the tablet makes it so easy to take notes, even draw with it for draw class. ...Great for students...The tablet is perfect if you're a student who takes notes on them and the stylus is really nice"

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    Meet Galaxy Tab S9 FE+, the powerful tablet that’s made just for you. A universe of possibilities awaits with Tab S9 FE+. This versatile and durable device is built to stand the test of time and meet the evolving needs of your day. Conquer every task, from your passion project to your to-do list, with a powerful processor that delivers a reliably smooth experience. And when work’s done, kick back with hours of uninterrupted entertainment —the expansive 12.4" screen gives you more than enough room to keep up with your hobbies, unwind with your favorite games or catch up on the latest shows. Let your imagination run loose with the included S Pen that allows you to draw and write by hand with that pen-on-paper feeling. Plus, the powerful battery charges fast and keeps you going. Discover the power to inspire with Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.
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    "Love this tablet. Bought it for college and the tablet makes it so easy to take notes, even draw with it for draw class. ...Great for students...The tablet is perfect if you're a student who takes notes on them and the stylus is really nice"

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    Meet Galaxy Tab S9 FE+, the powerful tablet that’s made just for you. A universe of possibilities awaits with Tab S9 FE+. This versatile and durable device is built to stand the test of time and meet the evolving needs of your day. Conquer every task, from your passion project to your to-do list, with a powerful processor that delivers a reliably smooth experience. And when work’s done, kick back with hours of uninterrupted entertainment —the expansive 12.4" screen gives you more than enough room to keep up with your hobbies, unwind with your favorite games or catch up on the latest shows. Let your imagination run loose with the included S Pen that allows you to draw and write by hand with that pen-on-paper feeling. Plus, the powerful battery charges fast and keeps you going. Discover the power to inspire with Galaxy Tab S9 FE+.
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  10. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 - 11" 256GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Beige - Front_Zoom
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    "The tab s9 with its similarly sized Amoled 2x screen has totally changed the game surrounding the tablet space for students like me who like a smaller tablet that can be the main screen they use in their life! ...This is the best student Tablet ever made...Undoubtedly secured its place as tablet in history. This exceptional gadget boasts features that cater perfectly to the needs of students, making it a standout choice in the tablet market. "

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    Product Description

    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. Why not make the everyday a little more extraordinary? Galaxy Tab S9, now with Galaxy AI, pushes the boundaries of what you expect from a tablet. Supported by a mighty processor and a powerful battery, you can seamlessly switch between accomplishing priorities and enjoying your favorite pastimes. You’ll have plenty of room on the vibrant and surprisingly portable 11" screen to make the day uniquely yours — tackle your to-do list, create your next masterpiece, catch up on the latest shows or level up in your favorite game. Whether you're working, streaming or gaming, the 120Hz refresh rate makes every experience super smooth.
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    "The tab s9 with its similarly sized Amoled 2x screen has totally changed the game surrounding the tablet space for students like me who like a smaller tablet that can be the main screen they use in their life! ...This is the best student Tablet ever made...Undoubtedly secured its place as tablet in history. This exceptional gadget boasts features that cater perfectly to the needs of students, making it a standout choice in the tablet market. "

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    Product Description

    Galaxy AI is here.  Search like never before¹, let transcript assist² take the notes for you, format your notes into a clear summary,³ and effortlessly edit your photos⁴ -all from your tablet, all with AI. Why not make the everyday a little more extraordinary? Galaxy Tab S9, now with Galaxy AI, pushes the boundaries of what you expect from a tablet. Supported by a mighty processor and a powerful battery, you can seamlessly switch between accomplishing priorities and enjoying your favorite pastimes. You’ll have plenty of room on the vibrant and surprisingly portable 11" screen to make the day uniquely yours — tackle your to-do list, create your next masterpiece, catch up on the latest shows or level up in your favorite game. Whether you're working, streaming or gaming, the 120Hz refresh rate makes every experience super smooth.
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